Sunday, April 8, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Community leaders during the April 7 ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly renovated Eisenhower park. | Courtesy state Rep. Welch/Facebook
On Saturday, April 7, local elected officials and other community members gathered at the Eisenhower Community Center, 700 Speechley Blvd. in Hillside, for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the park’s newly renovated grounds.
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Friday, November 17, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Eisenhower Park before renovations that are expected to be completed by the end of the year. | Google Earth
A roughly $700,000 renovation project at Memorial Park District’s Eisenhower Park, 700 Speechley Blvd. in Hillside, is nearly finished. Memorial Park District serves the villages of Bellwood, Hillside, Melrose Park, Northlake and Stone Park.
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Thursday, October 2, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: A team photo of the Memorial Park Tiny Mite Spartans, who went undefeated this season. | Carol Robinson
For the first time in the history of Bellwood Spartan football, the Tiny Mites — one of four teams that are part of the Spartans organization — went undefeated. The team of 5- to 7-year-olds went 8-0 this season, a marked improvement over last year, when they went 3-5, said their head coach, Jerome Mayfield.
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Tuesday, October 31, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Featured image: A child participating in last Thursday’s “Trunk-or-Treat” event in Bellwood. | Kim Livingston-Smith/Facebook
During Ferrara Candy Company’s first-ever “Trunk-or-Treat” event, more than 300 kids received at least 1,000 pounds of donated Ferrara candy brands like Trolli, Lemonhead and Brach’s.
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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
The Memorial Park District, which represents all of Bellwood and Stone Park, and parts of Berkley, Hillside, Northlake and Melrose Park, is seeking candidates interested in filling a vacancy on its 5-person board.
Interested individuals can email letters of interests and/or resumes to email@example.com or mail them to Mari Harrell, Memorial Park executive director, at 3101 Washington Blvd. in Bellwood.
The deadline for submissions is June 30, 2017. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (708) 547-3907.